delay line


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delay line

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(Electronics) a device in which a known delay time is introduced in the transmission of a signal. An acoustic delay line delays a sound wave by circulating it through a liquid or solid medium
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Noun1.delay line - a circuit designed to introduce a calculated delay into the transmission of a signal
acoustic delay line, sonic delay line - a delay line based on the time of propagation of sound waves
circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit - an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
electromagnetic delay line - a delay line based on the time of propagation of electromagnetic waves
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The detector for the ambient pressure electron energy analyzer is a 3d delay line detector which displays x, Y and time measurements.
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For practical on-chip integration, the area of a delay line should be below 1 [mm.
To achieve phase alignment, each channel of the receiver array is applied to a tap of a delay line.
Our in-line monitoring system consists of: 1) a homemade ultrasound probe, assembled by a homemade delay line, an adaptor, and a standard ultrasound transducer with a center frequency of 5 MHz; 2) an ultrasound pulser/receiver; and 3) a data acquisition system on a computer.
The other pulse passed through a delay line that enabled the researchers to control when the pulse would reach the detector.
This permits easy switching between a variety of contact, delay line and immersion transducers to solve an almost infinite number of measurement problems.
The DS1100 5-Tap Solid State Delay Line from Dallas Semiconductor, Dallas, TX, now enables the extremely precise timing adjustments critical to optimum system operation.
The delay line is tapped with the taps separated in time by the bit period There are as many taps as the bits in the modulating code, and the delay line is as long as the pulse.
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